Recent posts

Events news (updated 12 August 2018)

This page notifies recent additions and changes to events – both our own and selected external events. To keep up to date, you should also check the Notices page, where other news is reported....

Bideford Branch report: May to July 2018

This years summer visits were most successful. On 12th May a few members made their way to meet violinist Tasmin Little and the North Devon Sinfonia in an ambitious concert at the Landmark Theatre,...

Plymouth and District Branch report: 2018

Our February talk, entitled ‘The Western Channel Observatory’, was given by Dr Tim Smyth of the Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML). The Western Channel Observatory is an oceanographic time-series and marine biodiversity reference site in...

East Devon Branch report: Feb to Jul 2018

At our Branch Annual General Meeting in February, our indefatigable chairman Hazel Harland and all the other officers and members of the committee were unanimously re-elected to serve for a further period of twelve...

Exeter Branch report: Feb to Jul 2018

Our first spring lecture, entitled Landscape Gardens and F. W. (Frederick William) Meyer, was given on February 7th by Carolyn Keep. Born in 1852 in Grünhof, Meyer worked in his native Germany, Ghent and...

President’s Symposium, October 2018

Back to the Future: the Social Landscape of Devon To be held on Saturday 6 October and hosted by our 2018–19 President Dame Suzi Leather. Whereas last year’s Symposium dealt with Devon’s physical landscape,...

Notices (updated 18 June 2018)

This is the place for notices and short news items that will be of interest to members of the DA. You may also wish to look at the Events news page where new events...

Royal Castle Hotel, Dartmouth. Venue for DA's annual conference 2018

156th Annual Conference, Dartmouth 2018

The Devonshire Association’s 156th Annual Conference and AGM was held at the Royal Castle Hotel and the Flavel Arts Centre in Dartmouth from Friday to Sunday, 1–3 June 2018. Rev. Peter Beacham OBE, Chairman...

A mystery photo

This group photo, part of our growing photographic archive curated by Dr Helen Wilson, was probably taken at of one of our Annual Meetings, maybe in the 1920s. Unlike many of the photographs in...